Truth and Justice

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Truth and Justice (Tõde ja õigus)

Directed by Tanel Toom

  • Estonia 2019; 150 min
  • Original version: Estonian
  • Genre: Period drama

Synopsis

Estonia, 1870. Young and energetic man Andres together with his wife Krõõt arrives to his new farm bought on a loan to establish their new life. Robber’s Rise must become a place, that’ll take care of the family. Household needs a lot of work and consistency – battle with nature, fate and his spiteful neighbor Pearu begins. When life deals the man more sufferings than long-awaited successes, the man searches desperately for truth and justice – from court, tavern and the Bible, sacrificing his family, friends and eventually himself in the process. Dream of prosperous and nurturing Robber’s Rise descends deeper and deeper under the shadow of reality.

Production

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    Ivo Felt